Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, centre, leaves Keio University Hospital in Tokyo on Monday amid speculation about his health. Photo: Kyodo Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, centre, leaves Keio University Hospital in Tokyo on Monday amid speculation about his health. Photo: Kyodo
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, centre, leaves Keio University Hospital in Tokyo on Monday amid speculation about his health. Photo: Kyodo

Japan PM’s health in question as rumours swirl, successors jostle

  • Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reportedly vomited blood in his office last month and had what aides say was a ‘routine medical check-up’ on Monday
  • The 65-year-old – the country’s longest-serving elected head – has suffered from ill health in the past, fuelling speculation he may need to step down

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, centre, leaves Keio University Hospital in Tokyo on Monday amid speculation about his health. Photo: Kyodo Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, centre, leaves Keio University Hospital in Tokyo on Monday amid speculation about his health. Photo: Kyodo
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, centre, leaves Keio University Hospital in Tokyo on Monday amid speculation about his health. Photo: Kyodo
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